01 May 2013
19 April 2013
My colleague Julius Robson has previously written about the relative amounts of spectrum available in the sub-6GHz or ‘NLOS’ (non-line of sight), bands and the usual microwave and millimetre wave bands used for...
20 March 2013
The Small Cell Forum has just published Release One, the first in a series which aim to provide “all you need to know” packages to help operators deploy small cells, and for solution providers to understand technology trends and...
11 March 2013
In a recent blog I talked about the differences between TDD and FDD systems and how to compare system capacities correctly.
05 March 2013
03 January 2013
Here at CBNL, we’ve been developing smart backhaul that exploits the statistical properties of mobile broadband traffic for over ten years now.
10 December 2012
At CBNL, we’re continuing to head the capacity leaderboard in multipoint microwave, as we’ve done for the last several years.
24 October 2012
We’ve just announced our latest webinar which will be focusing on 3G/LTE multi-mode small cell deployment and the backhaul options available.
05 October 2012
I recently represented Cambridge Broadband Networks at the second edition of the excellent Packet Microwave and Backhaul Forum.
18 September 2012
I was recently pondering on the amount of spectrum available for the different types of small cell backhaul, when I came across a table of the UK spectrum allocations in the "Frequency Band Review for Fixed Wireless Service" for Ofcom.
06 September 2012
This year has seen many high-profile announcements on deploying Wi-Fi small cell solutions, both in the traditional indoor hotspots, such as coffee shops and airports, but also as small cells in outdoor environments.
20 August 2012
It seems now that the mobile industry is convinced that small cells will be rolled out in great numbers to help operators keep up with the insatiable appetite for mobile broadband.
09 August 2012
With London 2012 in full swing there is no doubting the Games have brought a tremendous feeling of positivity across the UK capital.
01 August 2012
Social networking is one of the key applications that drives mobile data demand on today’s 3G networks, and keeping up with this demand is one of the most difficult tasks for operators.
17 July 2012
Why multipoint microwave may be one of the sharpest tools in the box
06 July 2012
We were delighted to announce the release of the latest NGMN (Next Generation Mobile Networks) Alliance white paper on ‘Small Cell Backhaul Requirements’ at last week’s Small Cells World Summit, after editing it in our...
04 July 2012
At Small Cell World Summit last week, it was interesting to see Ubiquisys discuss their ‘Smart Cell’ solution.
29 May 2012
Small cells are set to play a central role in the network densification required to meet an almost endless demand for mobile data.